Google is upending the advertising world with its decision to “render obsolete” a key tool used by marketers for years to track would-be customers as they move around the Web.
Google blocked a privacy push at the main organisation that decides how the World Wide Web works, according to a recent vote that isolated the Internet giant from others involved in the process.
Google has outlined a plan to try and make surfing the Web more private while still allowing enough targeted advertising to keep publishers – and itself – in business.
It’s installed on a billion computers around the globe, but before the end of this decade Adobe Flash will be dead. After two decades of ubiquity, the Flash platform is finally collapsing under its own weight. Flash Player used to be everywhere. You used it to